Re: Linux 2.6.6 "IDE cache-flush at shutdown fixes"

From: Craig Bradney
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 07:58:04 EST

On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 13:24, Rene Herman wrote:
> Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > Rene, can you send me copies of /proc/ide/hda/identify and
> > /proc/ide/hdc/identify?
> Sure, attached. Quite sure you wanted hdc though? That's a DVD-ROM.
> > I still would like to know why these drives don't accept flush cache
> > commands (or it is a driver's bug?).
> No idea I'm afraid. Seems at least new Maxtor drives are affected. Both
> the "120P0" (120G, 8M cache) and "L0" (120G, 2M cache) were reported in
> this thread.

At a guess the 80P0 drives will also be affected (80G, 8mb cache), but
as yet I havent tried 2.6.6 on the boxes with them. Tonight if theres


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